Anglesey

[ ang-guhl-see ]

noun
  1. an island and county in northwestern Wales. 276 sq. mi. (714 sq. km).

Origin of Anglesey

1
Possibly from Old Norse Ǫngullsey “Hook Island,” or Old Norse Ǫnglisey “Ǫngli's Island”

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Anglesey

/ (ˈæŋɡəlsɪ) /


noun
  1. an island and county of N Wales, formerly part of Gwynedd (1974–96), separated from the mainland by the Menai Strait. Administrative centre: Llangefni. Pop: 59 500 (2003 est). Area: 720 sq km (278 sq miles): Welsh name: Ynys Môn

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